RedR will deliver vital training in water and shelter provision, to enable nationals and international aid workers respond to the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan.
A panel of three experts presented their insights into the highly topical subject of the effectiveness of humanitarian response to disasters in urban areas. Specific emphasis was placed on the need for further collaboration between the private sector and NGOs.
This month we would like to congratulate the fantastic fundraising achievements of the South West Tough Mudder Team, who decided they were going to do a challenge a little bit different to the rest, one that would require strength, stamina and most of all determination. Team members Alister Hirst, Ben Carroll, Andrew Mikol and Aman Chahal collectively raised £1,616.19.
The UK engineering community has rallied around RedR to raise funds for disaster relief training and the appeal for the Philippines typhoon.
Typhoon Haiyan, which hit the Philippines over the weekend, has left over 9 million people affected. At least 10,000 people are estimated to have died and hundreds of thousands are left homeless. RedR is supporting the response to this disaster in a number of ways.